General Awareness Questions for SBI PO

Dear Readers,
As we all know SBI PO is here and we are ready with the 80 days plan in which we provide you daily quizzes on new pattern questions with different topics that will help you to go through this exam.
So, here we are with the General Awareness Questions which will help you in SBI PO mains.


Q1. Pongal is a harvest festival which is celebrated in the state of-

(a) Meghalaya
(b) Kerala
(c) Gujarat
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Tamil Nadu

Q2. Japanese Prime Minister has signed a 1-trillion yen, about 8.7 billion dollars, aid package over the next five years to the Philippines, meant to improve economic and political relations between the two island nations. Who is the present Prime Minister of Japan?
(a) Xi Jinping
(b) Shinzo Abe
(c) Rodrigo Duterte
(d) Park Geun-hye
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. Who among the following has been appointed as the new chairman of Tata Group recently?
(a) B Muthuraman
(b) Ishaat Hussain
(c) N Chandrasekaran
(d) Noel Tata
(e) Arun Sarin

Q4. The Government of India has increased the minimum monthly pension to __________ per person, besides a two-fold hike in exgratia amount for central government employees.
(a) Rs.15, 000
(b) Rs.20, 000
(c) Rs.11, 000
(d) Rs.9, 000
(e) Rs.5, 000

Q5. The Reserve Bank of India does not print currency notes of the denomination of Rs.…………….
(a) 20/-
(b) 50/-
(c) 3,000/-
(d) 1,000/-
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. Which of the following apex body and regulators has asked banks to swap customer related information so that the frauds and defaults may be prevented in future?
(a) Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
(b) Indian Bank’s Association (IBA)
(c) Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
(d) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
(e) None of the given options is true

Q7. Vijay Goel is an Indian politician who is currently the Union Minister for?
(a) Women and Child Development
(b) External Affairs
(c) Development of North Eastern Region
(d) Youth Affairs and Sports
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd. ( ECGC ) is a Government of India Enterprise which provides export credit insurance facilities to exporters and banks in India. Where is the headquarter of ECGC Bank?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Mumbai
(c) Kolkata
(d) Chennai
(e) Bengaluru 

Q9. Which among the following cities, the month-long Magh Mela festival has celebrated at Sangam?
(a) Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
(b) Haridwar, Uttarakhand
(c) Nasik, Maharashtra
(d) Kolkata, West Bengal
(e) Puri, Odisha

Q10. Which of the following companies has signed a non-binding MoU with Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd and Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd for takeover of Chhabra Thermal Power Plant Stage-I?
(a) RIL
(b) BHEL
(c) TCS
(d) ONGC
(e) NTPC

Q11. Allaying fears of a slowdown following demonetization, the country’s industrial production grew __________ in November 2016, compared to a contraction of 3.4% in November of the year 2015.
(a) 7.1%
(b) 6.5%
(c) 4.6%
(d) 5.7%
(e) None of the given options is true

Q12. Who has been appointed as Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA ) president, recently?
(a) Sharad Pawar
(b) N Chandrasekaran
(c) Ashish Shelar
(d) Rajesh Gopinathan
(e) N Ganapathy Subramaniam

Q13. Peru is a country in South America that’s home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city set high in the Andes mountains. The capital of Peru is?
(a) Havana
(b) Port Louis
(c) Damascus
(d) Rome
(e) Lima

Q14. The Idukki Dam is a double curvature arch dam constructed across the Periyar River in a narrow gorge between two granite hills Kuravan and Kurathi in which of the following state?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Kerala
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Gujarat

Q15. World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on ……….to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth.
(a) 10th December
(b) 24th October
(c) 08th March
(d) 02nd October
(e) 05th June



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